Toonz Media Group and Turner International Asia Pacific have further strengthened their association with Turner acquiring Rat-a-Tat Seasons 4 and 5 for the South East Asia region. Turner had previously acquired the first 3 seasons of the popular show. Rat-a-Tat has been one of the Top 10 shows on Cartoon Network in the South East Asia region which includes Philippines, Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, China, Fiji, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Mongolia, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Singapore, Tahiti, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.
Toonz Media Group has signed an agreement with Huashi Tv, one of the biggest Chinese Entertainment and Media Companies. Huashi Tv has acquired two of the latest titles - Hogie the Globehopper and Season 2 of our own Lucky Fred Series for the territory of China.
Toonz Media Group has signed an agreement with the Chinese VOD Giants, Youku, for multiple titles. This is a first of its kind deal with a major Chinese Digital Platform. The deal will take two titles - Alisa Knows What To Do and Life on the Block to one of the largest online video platform in China.
Spain-based Imira Entertainment is landing in Mexico this week with nine new series on offer to buyers at MIP Cancun (www.mipcancun.com). The kids & family content distributor already boasts a 55-title catalog for Latin America and US Hispanic markets, comprising 1,600 half-hours already dubbed into neutral Spanish, and 50 series (1,200 half-hours) dubbed into Portuguese.
Leading kids & family content distributor Imira Entertainment has closed a 150+ territory Pay TV deal with Viacom Int’l Media Networks’ Nickelodeon across EMEA, Latin America and Asia Pacific markets for the new non-dialogue slapstick comedy Zelly Go (104 x 1’30”). Produced by Korean studio Dream Factory, the short-form series centers on a group of little jelly-obsessed men and their antics as they struggle to open the world’s only remaining, yet unconquerable, giant jelly capsule.
Imira Entertainment, subsidiary of Toonz Media Group and the top Spanish distributor of kids and family content, has signed with Hong Kong’s FUN Union for distribution in Latin America, the U.S. Hispanic market, Spain, Italy and Portugal of FUN Union’s three animated series IPs:“BabyRiki,” “KikoRiki” and “PinCode.”
Barcelona- and Madrid-based Imira Entertainment, a producer and distributor of premium kids & family entertainment, has announced several major distribution deals and premieres leading up to MIPCOM and MIP Junior.
Today, animation isn’t just about cartoons. India witnessed its first-ever animation movie in colour, The Banyan Deer, in 1957, and the rest as they say, is history. BrandWagon‘s Meghna Sharma profiles some of the Indian production houses that are working relentlessly to keep the industry alive
Along with the presentation of projects at the 28th edition of Cartoon Forum, the event will host the ceremony of the 3 Cartoon Tributes, which are professional awards for the most positive and influential broadcaster, investor/distributor and producer of the year. The Award Ceremony will take place on Thursday 14 September, during lunch.
At Toonz, we practice the modern day ‘Gurukula’ system of training. In Sanskrit language, Guru means teacher or master whereas Kula stands for extended family. Here we have our family consisting of experts and professionals from the industry directly interacting with our students.